A Minor Canon is a member of staff on the establishment of a cathedral or a collegiate church. Minor Canons are clergy and take part in the daily services but are not part of the formal Chapter They are generally more junior clergy, often chosen for their singing ability, who in a parish church would be serving a curacy.
- "minor canon, n." OED Online. November 2010. Oxford University Press
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